Washington DC SCORE

SCORE, America’s premier source of free and confidential business advice for entrepreneurs and small businesses, is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide.

Our volunteers provide face-to-face business mentoring and low cost workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. This website and our National website (www.score.org) offer extensive “how-to” information, business resources, online mentoring and webinars.

Through the Greater Washington DC Chapter of SCORE, you can get confidential counseling and mentoring from over 50 successful executives, with hundreds of years of relevant business experience – make an appointment now.

SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the one of our many locations in the greater Washington DC area, client's place of business, by telephone or via email.  To find a mentor and a location near you, see our list of mentoring locations and business mentors.

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

Access a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business.  The information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.